Thanksgiving Feast Ideas 2012


So my blog hasn’t been around ALL that long, but I thought I’d still give you a nice little roundup of some of my favorite recipes that would be perfect additions to your holiday feast.  Note: please forgive me for the embarrassing photos from recipes back in my early blogging days 🙂  Hopefully these ideas will give you some inspiration for your Thanksgiving table, whether you are hosting your own Thanksgiving meal or are lucky enough to be a guest at someone’s house and providing one food element!

What is your must-have food at your Thanksgiving meal?


Pepperoni Pizza Bread made at Russo's Clubhouse Pizza in Greece, New York.

Pepperoni Pizza Bread

Toffee Apple Dip. Perfect anf quick dip to make for a snack at a fall party.

Toffee Apple Dip

Side Dishes:

Homemade Bread Stuffing for Thanksgiving with craisins, onions, celery and poultry seasoning. Perfect for a smaller turkey!

Homemade Bread Stuffing

Garlic Smashed Potatos from the New York Wine and Culinary Center

Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Crock Pot Cinnamon Applesauce. Made in the slow cooker. Easy!

Crock Pot Cinnamon Applesauce

Homemade garlic knots

These are amazing!

Garlic Knots

Main Course:

Thanksgiving Turkey stuffed with rosemary, sage, apple, onion and cinnamon stick. Great for any holiday!

Thanksgiving Turkey


Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie with Gingersnap Crust made with Perry's Ice Cream

Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie with Gingersnap Crust

Pumpkin Blondies made with butterscotch and white chocolate chips

Pumpkin Blondies

Pecan Pie Bars with Brown Sugar, Honey, and Chopped Pecans.

Pecan Pie Bars

Concord Grape Pie from Naples Grape Festival

Concord Grape Pie

Apple Cider Bread for fall

Apple Cider Bread

Joy the Baker Best Apple Crisp

Best Apple Crisp

White Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

And last but not least (and one of my all-time favorites):

White Chocolate Pumpkin Bread


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6 Responses to “Thanksgiving Feast Ideas 2012”

  1. November 19, 2012 at 4:09 PM #

    i LOVE concord grape pie!! i haven’t had it in YEARS! you just inspired me to add one more pie to my thanksgiving menu! 🙂

    • November 19, 2012 at 5:05 PM #

      Aww I’m so glad! Thanks for commenting!

  2. November 19, 2012 at 7:47 PM #

    Mmmm such a delectable group of yummy Thanksgiving foods!

    • November 19, 2012 at 11:52 PM #

      Thanks for your support, always!

  3. November 20, 2012 at 8:26 PM #

    Garlic knots! Holy yum…everything looks so amazing. I will take the leftovers 🙂

    • November 21, 2012 at 12:07 AM #

      Thanks, Christina!

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